Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Boston sends Seguin to Dallas as part of seven-player trade

Tyler Seguin is headed to the Stars less than a week after Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said he needed to be a "better pro."

Center Rich Peverley and minor-league defenseman Ryan Button also went to Dallas for wings Loui Eriksson and Matt Fraser, minor-league wing Reilly Smith and minor-league defenseman Joe Morrow.

Seguin, 2010's No. 2 overall draft pick, won the Stanley Cup with the Bruins as a rookie. A year later, he led them in scoring (67 points, including 29 goals) and was an All-Star. Last season he had 16 goals and 16 assists.

At the draft ,Chiarelli essentially said Seguin, 21, wasn't focused enough on hockey. But he made it sound like Seguin would be back with the team, saying he expected "big things from him."

Instead, the Bruins get Erikkson, Dallas' second-leading scorer last season (29 points, including 12 goals) and who turns 28 this month. Smith had nine points in 37 games while shuffling between Dallas and the AHL. Fraser had a goal and two assists in nine games. Peverley, who turns 31 next week, had six goals and 12 assists.

Canadiens: Center Danny Briere, bought out by the Flyers, signed a two-year deal. Briere, 35, had six goals and 10 assists and was minus-13 last season.

Devils: Wing Patrik Elias re-signed for $16.5 million over three years. Elias, 37, has spent his entire 15-year career with the Devils and holds franchise records in goals (375), assists (555), points (930) and games (1,090). Last season he had 14 goals and 22 assists. New Jersey also re-signed center Dainius Zubrus for $9.3 million over three years. Last season Zubrus, 35, had two goals and seven assists while missing 26 games for surgery on his left wrist.

Flyers: Center Claude Giroux agreed to an eight-year, $64 million extension, the Associated Press reported. Giroux, 25, who was entering the final year of his contract, is a two-time 25-goal scorer. Last season he had 13 goals and 35 assists.

Maple Leafs: Center Mikhail Grabovski was waived for the purpose of buying him out four months after he signed a five-year, $27.5 million extension. Grabovski, 29, is a three-time 20-goal scorer but had only nine (with seven assists) last season.

Senators: Paul MacLean, last season's coach of the year, signed a three-year extension.

Wild: Defenseman Keith Ballard, bought out by the Canucks, signed a two-year deal. He had two assists in 36 games last season.

Boston sends Seguin to Dallas as part of seven-player trade 07/04/13 [Last modified: Thursday, July 4, 2013 11:25pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Storm routs Cleveland

    Storm

    TAMPA — Alvin Ray Jackson intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown, and recovered two fumbles as the Storm routed Cleveland 57-27 Saturday night in its home regular-season finale at Amalie Arena.

  2. Miscue sends Rays to another stinging loss to Rangers (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays gave away DJ Kitty onesies Saturday night. Then they gave away the game.

    Rays centerfielder Mallex Smith misses a drive hit by Adrian Beltre with two outs in the sixth, allowing the tying runs to score. Beltre puts Texas ahead 4-3 when he scores after two wild pitches.
  3. Rowdies shut out Charleston

    Soccer

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies know a thing or two about stalemates, with five of their past 10 games ending in a draw.

    Rowdies in the first half during the game between Tampa Bay Rowdies and the Charleston Battery at Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, Jul 22, 2017.